Carina Brandes

1982 · Germany

Artist biography

Carina Brandes is is an established, mid-career contemporary artist, who originates from Germany, like other prominent artists such as Jan Sebastian Koch, Peter Keetman, Maria Nordman, Susanne M. Winterling, and Edsonsilva. Carina Brandes was born in 1982.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Carina Brandes is represented by two galleries, Team Gallery | Los Angeles and Team Gallery | Grand Street in the United States. Carina Brandes most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at BQ in Berlin (05 November 2019 until 18 December 2019) with the exhibition Solo Exhibition. Carina Brandes' only other recorded exhibition on Artland is Memory Hole, which took place at Reiter | Leipzig in Germany (28 June 2019 - 23 August 2019).

Further Biographical Context for Carina Brandes

Carina Brandes was born in 1982 and was largely inspired by the 1990s. Art in the 1990s was defined at the beginning of the decade by a group of artists in the United Kingdom that came to be known as the YBAs, or Young British Artists. They were a diverse collective of creatives, affiliated loosely by their age, nationality, and their association with Goldsmiths and the Royal College of Art in London, as well as being favoured by super collector of the time Charles Saatchi. The most renowned artist of the group is Damien Hirst, who was also an early organiser of group activities. Other members included Chris Ofili, Tracey Emin, Marc Quinn, Gavin Turk, Sarah Lucas and Sam Taylor-Wood. Much of their work became famous for shock tactics and the sensationalism of both material and message. They also became famed for their use of throwaway materials, wild-living, and an attitude that was simultaneously counter-culture rebellion but also entrepreneurial. They achieved considerable amount of media coverage and dominated British art during the decade. Their international shows in the mid-1990s included the now legendary ‘Sensation'. Conceptual photography led by German ideas and artists came to prominence. Artists like Andreas Gursky, Thomas Struth, and Wolfgang Tillmans gained international recognition, and inspired other artists such as the Canadian Jeff Wall, who experimented with the kind of cinematic expansiveness associated with the German artists’ work. Painters like Albert Oehlen and Martin Kippenberger exerted a notable influence on less established artists.

Carina Brandes

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